People’s Property 突围 (previously 人民的财产) is penned by Zhou Meisen, the writer of megahit anti-corruption drama In the Name of the People. Starring Jin Dong, Yan Ni, Huang Zhizhong, Chen Xiao and Qin Lan, the drama focuses on the misappropriation of 500 million yuan worth of building funds.
Directed by Shen Yan and Liu Haibo (The First Half of My Life, Rise of Phoenixes), the drama airs daily on Dragon TV and Zhejiang TV.
The Rational Life 理智派生活 (previously The Woman Who Cannot Fall in Love 无法恋爱的理智派) stars Qin Lan(We Are All Alone) as our thirtysomething heroine who must decide between her younger true love (Wang Hedi) or her crafty yet much more suitable superior (Li Zonghan).
We Are All Alone has just the right amount of humour and honesty without getting too serious, and it’s hilarious how some of the following is obviously throwing shade at the occurrences that are pretty commonplace in showbiz:
(We Are All Alone opening: “The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of all.”)
The Eight 民初奇人传 (prev. 外八行) revolves around a university student (Ou Hao) who gets embroiled in a conspiracy involving a group of vigilantes from the pugilist world, and discovers his true identity in the process. Tan Songyun, Wang Zixuan and Qin Lan costar.
We Are All Alone focuses on the rise and fall of talent agent Mo Xiangwan (Qin Lan) as she navigates the murky waters of the entertainment industry. Guo Xiaoting and Wang Ziyi seem to be artists under her management, while Godfrey Gao plays her love interest. The web drama should air sometime this month.
GQ is pretty hard to beat on the creativity front, but at least Harper’s Bazaar had its own lineup of pretty stars. Select list of guests attending include Angelababy, Liu Shishi, Song Qian, Nazha, Zhao Liying, Liu Tao, Song Zu’er, Guan Xiaotong, Yang Zi, Lin Yun, Zhou Dongyu, Zhong Chuxi, Yuan Shanshan, Qin Lan, Ni Ni, Jing Tian, Xin Zhilei, Qi Wei, Yi Yangqianxi, Xiao Zhan and Chen Feiyu.
Glimpse into a decade of a Chengdu teahouse in this microfilm starring Huang Xiaoming, Zhou Dongyu Wang Ziwen, Zheng Shuang, Wang Kai, Qin Lan, Hu Yitian, Nazha, Ni Ni, Wu Xuanyi, Yamy, Wu Lei, Liu Yanchi, Li Xiaoran, Chen Zhengfei, Liu Xijun, and Jane Zhang.
We Are All Aloneis set in the entertainment industry, and stars Qin Lan as a talent agent who must rebuild her career from scratch. Gao Yixiang plays the lawyer with the smouldering gaze. Costars include Wang Ziyi as an idol and Wang Yaoqing as the CEO of the heroine’s agency. Kara Hui and Guo Xiaoting play artists signed under the agency.